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Breaking down the FMCSA’s 30-minute rest break exemption for heavy haulers

Breaking down the FMCSA’s 30-minute rest break...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 22, 2015

Last week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it had granted an exemption of the 30-minute rest break provision in the ...

Ox Bodies launches new range of Trail Ox Series end dump trailers

Ox Bodies launches new range of Trail Ox Series end...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 19, 2015

Ox Bodies has introduced a new customizable range of its Trail Ox Series of end dump trailers that will provide construction ...

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy equipment can become an expensive ordeal

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 22, 2015

According to the National Electrical Safety Code, telephone lines must be at least 14 feet above the ground and electrical ...

VIDEO: Dozer drops from trailer while being hauled, flies head-on into traffic

VIDEO: Dozer drops from trailer while being hauled,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2015

Since this insanity was captured via a dashcam, we have to assume it happened in Russia. And with that in mind, ...

How to determine trailer length for heavy equipment hauling using Kingpin to Rear Axle limits

How to determine trailer length for heavy equipment...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 26, 2015

Contractors and heavy equipment haulers often ask the question, “What is the longest trailer or semitrailer I can use?” The ...

Deciphering the Federal Bridge Law formula: what contractors and heavy equipment haulers need to know

Deciphering the Federal Bridge Law formula: what...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 05, 2015

The Federal Bridge Law was established in 1975 by Congress. It is codified in 23 CFR §658.17. For those that ...

Heavier front axles give Kenworth’s T370 more brawn in construction applications

Heavier front axles give Kenworth’s T370 more...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2015

Kenworth announced it will begin offering heavier front axles on its T370 Class 7 work truck. The truck maker will now offer ...

VIDEO: Semi truck jumps over F1 car, lands 83 feet later to set a world record

VIDEO: Semi truck jumps over F1 car, lands 83 feet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 25, 2014

If you were wondering what the coolest way to nearly destroy an 18-wheeler is, we've got your answer. In the video ...

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking a chunk out of each (PHOTOS)

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2014

While being hauled by a truck traveling through Thurston County, Washington, last week, an excavator's boom collided with five different ...

VIDEO: Excavator bucket-scoots out-of-gas hauler down the road while still on the trailer

VIDEO: Excavator bucket-scoots out-of-gas hauler down...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 21, 2014

On the jobsite, dozers come in handy every once in a while to give stuck or out-of-fuel equipment a push. ...

ROAD TEST: Natural gas retrofit fuel systems and glider kits reveal interesting hauling possibilities for cost-minded contractors

ROAD TEST: Natural gas retrofit fuel systems and glider...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Feb 04, 2014

The first part of my test drive began westbound on Interstate 80 out of Salt Lake City, on the level ...

A truck hauling a boom lift hit a bridge so hard, the bridge shifted 5 feet off its supports (PHOTOS)

A truck hauling a boom lift hit a bridge so hard, the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2014

No. 9 Story in 2014 « No. 10 No. 8 »   Folks hauling equipment and hitting bridges because they don't know the ...

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